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Instagram testing a new way to share posts with close friends
Jun23

Instagram testing a new way to share posts with close friends

Instagram has got something good coming for users who love sharing posts. The Facebook-owned photo sharing app is testing a new feature called “Favorite” that lets you share posts with a more limited group of friends. According to The Verge, Favorite is an improvement on an earlier feature that lets you post more often. It seeks to give you more control over people you share your posts with. “People are trying to hack Instagram to...

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Instagram Stories hits Snapchat where it hurts, now has 250 million daily active users
Jun21

Instagram Stories hits Snapchat where it hurts, now has 250 million daily active users

Instagram Stories has aimed another shot at Snapchat—and this time, it’s a pretty tough one. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a new milestone; it now has 250 million daily active users. This is impressive considering the fact that the company recently announced that it had 200 million daily active users. This announcement is coming at a time when Snapchat Stories recorded a sharp decline of 50 percent in terms of...

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Instagram Launches New Post Format To Identify Sponsored Posts
Jun14

Instagram Launches New Post Format To Identify Sponsored Posts

Instagram announced recently that it created a standardized format to determine that an individual post has been paid for by an advertiser. It differentiates from a regular content to sponsored post. The latest label will have the words “Paid partnership with [advertiser].” It’ll appear above a sponsored post or stories. It’s available for all users promoting brands or products. “In the coming weeks, you’ll start to see a new...

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Instagram’s new Archive feature is now live for everyone
Jun14

Instagram’s new Archive feature is now live for everyone

TNW had earlier reported that Instagram was testing a new feature that would allow you to archive photos on your profile instead of getting rid of it permanently. Now, the new feature has gone live for all Instagram users. According to Instagram, archive lets you move posts previously shared by you into a space only visible to you. The entire objective of adding this feature is to help you preserve your “moments that matter.” “Your...

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Instagram adds web link support to its Direct messages features
May25

Instagram adds web link support to its Direct messages features

Instagram has announced a few changes to its Direct messaging feature. You can now send links directly in the app—a game changer, considering the fact that such was not the case before today’s update. Also, the company has added automatic links to phone numbers and addresses to send through Direct, reports The Verge. Two new features were also added to Direct—landscape and portrait orientations. All these minor additions now make...

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